This is a tricky time of the year for many of us as we navigate family, workplace and cultural expectations around the festive season.
When we ignore the wisdom in our belly, our less-equipped heart and head are left to try to adapt to our misalignment with our values.
If we want more wellbeing and self-awareness, meditation is not the only way to get there, and I find it liberating to know that there are options.
The more we can slow down our experience and remember to do self-compassion practices, the more we’ll get in touch with the indigenous archetype.
All times have been tricky in the story of the human race but here are a few of the tricky things about this particular time…
Identifying whether we are motivated by love or by fear can become an inner navigation system of self-compassion and wisdom.
Anxiety leads us to respond froma place of fear. Here are some ways to tend to anxiety, to help you respond less from fear and more from love.
One early morning interaction with a young frog can begin a cascade of emotions and self-compassion responses. Here’s the story…
I lean on my inner wise womanand she leans on me.We hold each other up but it’s not a picture of poweror fierce feminine energy.
Here are some suggestions for ways of being during online groups (especially if you’re the one holding the space) to contribute to folks feeling seen and heard.
In my journeys with other heart-centered teachers of contemplative work, some great questions about trauma-informed teaching and meditation-facilitation have come up. I feel that, as leaders in our communities, we have a responsibility to do the best we can to bring specific care to folks who have experienced trauma (which, as it turns out, is […]
Our inner critic is culturally-created from a specific fear – we can be counter-cultural and rework our inner critic’s messages from a place of love.